Leaf Collections Begin in IRC and other Blair County Municipalities
The IRC Municipalities will be having fall yard waste collections for residents in the City of Altoona, Hollidaysburg Borough, Logan Township, and Tyrone Borough.
Materials collected at the curbside will be composted or mulched at one of the IRC Recycling & Compost Facilities. The Compost Facilities are open to the public for the drop-off of organics or recyclables and for the purchase of mulch or compost.
Municipal yard waste collections include the following organic material. Leaves and grass clippings should be placed in paper bags and not contain other foreign material. Please DO NOT use tape to seal the bags, simply roll the top down. Bags over 50lbs. will not be collected. Brush should be less than six feet in length and less than 3 inches in diameter. Whole trees, stumps, and root balls will not be collected.
In the City of Altoona prepared yard waste will be collected at the curbside from October 21 to November 21. Collections will take place on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday in the designated zone.
Logan Township will begin collecting yard waste on October 22 through November 27. Residents of Logan Township may also rake leaves only to the curbside.
Hollidaysburg Borough Public Works Department has begun picking up yard waste on the East side of Penn Street and East side of Borough on Mondays and the West side of Penn Street and West side of the Borough on Tuesdays. The collections continue thru December 3.
Tyrone Borough residents can have prepared yard waste collected now through December 2 Borough wide every Monday.
Blair Township will offer a yard waste collection on Mondays and Tuesdays to residents starting today and continuing through November 26. All materials should be placed at the curbside in brown paper leaf bags.
Antis Township will offer a yard waste collection from October 21 thru November 15. All materials should be placed at the curbside in brown paper leaf bags.
Duncansville Borough crews are now collecting prepared yard waste at the curbside through November 29.
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